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tomorrow around noon. folks in rural areas and parts of napa aren't taking any chances. city trucks have delivered 50 tons of sand to this 1st street and freeway drive and folks are filling bags as quickly as the sand came in. 2000 bags so far were loaded up and shipped out. >> the situation is that i live on a creek. we had a big rain as you know thursday night, and the water came up to almost the top of the retaining wall. and so we decided sandbags were a good idea for tonight. >> reporter: are you afraid the water might come over the wall. >> absolutely. absolutely. >> reporter: officials wrapped up a late afternoon meeting to discuss rainfall projection and the possibility of flooding. martin is the information officer for the flood control district. >> because of the history of flooding, we have a good idea of where the water will come out first. we know there's certain points so we can plan in advance. at this moment, if the projections of the rainfall totals are accurate, we're probably looking at street flooding, intersections being flooded, nothing terribly serious. i say that
to survive. >>> a grim coincidence in san francisco and oakland today. police in both cities held previously planned gun buybacks with guns exchanged for cash. anne makovec reports. >> it only takes one gun and one bullet in one gun to kill somebody. this is a huge change. >> reporter: the turnout for this gun buyback was unprecedented. people started lining up four hours before it began. the line stretching for blocks in east oakland. everyone came to exchange their firearms $200 cash for each working gun. >> some guns off the streets, grandkids some kids can't get these guns and kill somebody. >> reporter: more than 100 people have been killed in oakland so far this year. ironically, as cars were lining up here, gunfire hit four people a few blocks away at international and 85th in broad daylight 7:30 a.m. while this happens all too often in oakland, it's the connecticut school massacre that's on a lot of people's minds today. >> i think it puts whole gun violence in a different perspective and basically makes everything real. >> i think now they understand it a much more fundamental profo
. an inch and a half of rain on napa. the city picked up three quarters of an inch and concord an inch and a half. more on the way beginning in the north bay. we'll have the forecast for you ten minutes from now. >>> in the meantime the storm brought serious holiday cheer in the sierra. people who can get to the mountains are being rewarded with several feet of fresh powder. the good luck making the drive. interstate 80 shut down for a while because of accidents and spinouts. it's open tonight but chains are required on 80 and highway 50 by the time the storm moves out, the mountains could see from 6 to 8 feet of snow. and for those traveling a little bit farther than the mountains the weather was still on issue. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington is live at sfo where some people may miss christmas with the family. hey eilssa. >> reporter: hi brian, as you can imagine many frustrated travelers trying the get home in time for the holidays, in fact i spoke with one man whose flight was canceled and he said the next available flight is not until christmas day. he's just one of many passenge
to the embarcadero center with it brightly lit up. very festive. the city is hopping tonight. lots of activities going on. it is currently 54-degree in san francisco after a high today of 59 degrees. that's one degree above average. santa rosa already fallen into the low 50s. that's gown to be one of the coldest locations across the bay area tonight. with 37 degrees in the offing there. otherwise upper 30s from napa a little bit colder than that in glen ellen. martinez and american canyon all in the upper 30s as well and then the eastern portion of the district, 30s will be common and upper 30s and low 40s around the peninsula. 41-degrees in downtown san jose. tonight all the clouds out there will gradually begin to break up but we will see some pockets of fog in throughout the northern portion of the bay area in the valleys as well as the delta. otherwise tomorrow, sunny. breezy. and warmer. and the extended forecast calls for rain to return right here to the bay area by midweek. we will have that seven day forecast coming up but right now all those clouds. look at this right here. this is an a
, pretty cool. 48 in redwood city. only 43 in fairfield. and napa 42 degrees. so overnight, some places especially in the north bay or east bay interior valleys going to see temperatures below freezing. partly cloudy skies, and checking our satellite and radar picture, any rain chances they are out of here for now. low pressure moves south towards monterey county. so when will the rain make a comeback towards the bay area? we'll let you know plus a look at your seven-day forecast coming up. >>> more than three dozen people are homeless tonight after a fire ripped through several apartment buildings in the mission district. it broke out at 9:30 this morning on 23rd street and spread to nearby buildings. firefighters worked for almost two hours to contain it. five multi-unit buildings were involved and investigators believe at least three buildings are a total loss. some people said their neighbors saved their lives by waking them up. firefighters say it could have been worse if the fire broke out in the middle of the night. >> i think it's either zero property lines between these buildin
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